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NATHAN KARNS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Rookie Karns dazzles in Rays debut, shuts out Jays

Nathan Karns could have been in Durham, N.C., on Friday, pitching the Bulls to a Triple A title. Instead, he was in Canada pitching in a meaningless game for a team going nowhere. Karns could have showered in champagne had everything gone right with the Durham Bulls. Instead, he was doused with cold beer after everything went right with the Tampa Bay Rays. Toronto or Durham? The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nathan Karns, Ryan Hanigan lead Rays to shutout win over Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) -- Nathan Karns got his first major league win in his Tampa Bay debut, Ryan Hanigan homered for the first time in almost three months and the Rays beat the Blue Jays 1-0 Friday night to stop Toronto's four-game winning streak. Karns (1-0) allowed two hits in seven innings, struck out a career-high eight and walked two. It was the fourth big league appearance for...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Karns' 1st big league win leads Rays over Jays 1-0

TORONTO (AP) Nathan Karns got his first major league win in his Tampa Bay debut, Ryan Hanigan homered for the first time in almost three months and the Rays beat the Blue Jays 1-0 Friday night to stop Toronto's four-game winning streak. Karns (1-0) allowed two hits in seven innings, struck out a career-high eight and walked two. It was the fourth big league appearance for the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays DFA Heath Bell, Nate Karns Called Up

The Tampa Bay Rays have designated  Heath Bell for assignment and called up Nathan Karns form Durham to take his place on the roster. Bell has pitched to a 7.27 ERA in 13 games this season. The Rays will have 10 days to trade or release Bell before the 36-year-old can be sent to one of their minor league affiliates. Bell has a 4.91 ERA in parts of three seasons since signing...
Via Baseball News Source
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays promote Nathan Karns, designate Heath Bell for assignment

Nathan Karns will become the Tampa Bay Rays' new depth piece in the bullpen. On Sunday morning, the team promoted the right-hander, who was acquired in a four-player trade with the Washington Nationals last February. The Rays also designated right-hander Heath Bell for assignment. Karns, 26, allowed no runs and four hits in 6 1/3 innings in spring training with Tampa Bay. He...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Newcomer spotlight: Nathan Karns finds comfort, home with Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- From a quick transition to comfort, Nathan Karns found a new home. On Feb. 13, the right-hander was part of a four-player trade that sent three former members of the Tampa Bay Rays to the Washington Nationals: catcher Jose Lobaton, outfielder Drew Vettleson and left-hander Felipe Rivero. The deal happened one day before Rays pitchers and catchers reported...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals trade RHP Karns to Rays for C Lobaton

The Washington Nationals filled the last clear-cut need on their roster on the opening day of spring training, acquiring catcher Jose Lobaton and two prospects from the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday for pitcher Nathan Karns. Lobaton gives the Nationals insurance behind fellow Venezuelan Wilson Ramos, who has never played in more than 108 games in a season because of various injuries...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays trade three to Nationals in exchange for pitcher Nathan Karns

Catcher Jose Lobaton is headed to the Washington Nationals as part of a four-player deal that will land pitcher Nathan Karns in Tampa Bay. Outfielder Drew Vettleson and left-hander Felipe Rivero – two former Rays prospects – were also traded to the Nationals. The move comes one day before Rays pitchers and catchers report to Port Charlotte, Fla., for spring training. Lobaton...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohlendorf called up, Karns optioned by Nationals

The Nationals have recalled right-hander Ross Ohlendorf from Triple-A Syracuse and he was scheduled to make his first Washington start in Wednesday night's game at Colorado. To make room for Ohlendorf, the Nationals optioned right-hander Nathan Karns to Double-A Harrisburg. In a separate move, the Nationals transferred right-hander Christian Garcia to the 60-day disabled list...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

But can Nate Karns hit?

Good luck to Nathan Karns in his Major League debut tonight. It almost doesn't matter who the Nats called up to take Detwiler's spot tonight, he'd probably need to toss a shutout given the state of the offense these days. And we're just thankful it wasn't Yunesky Maya. Good luck tonight, kid. I'm very thankful for this opportunity, and want to thank...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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